Setting standards from the American SONGBOOK with memories of adult standards in the middle of the road music radio format. Many vocalists of the 1950's through 1970's on our radio stream...Popular vocal ballads, standards by SINATRA, COMO, FITZGERALD, TONY BENNETT, DORIS DAY, PEGGY LEE, DINAH SHORE, ANDY WILLIAMS, JACK JONES, JOHNNY MATHIS, RAY CONNIFF, STREISAND, NAT COLE, DAMONE, R CLOONEY, TORME, GORME, STEVE LAWRENCE, J LONDON, JO STAFFORD, CARPENTERS.
Birthday Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as the "First Lady of Song" "Queen of Jazz" and "Lady Ella," was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6), she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.
She was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 59-year recording career, she was the winner of 13 Grammy Awards and was awarded the National Medal of Arts by Ronald Reagan and the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H. W. Bush.